Erica Trivett


  • Originally from Vancouver, Erica’s 20 year career in classical ballet
  • and contemporary dance took her to the United States, Canada, and
  • Europe. She won numerous awards in her career, including finalist in
  • the 1991 Prix de Lausanne Competition. She danced with Oregon Ballet
  • Theatre, the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Gulbenkian Ballet and
  • was a freelance artist extensively in Europe.
  • Erica found her way to becoming a manual therapist through her
  • profession as a professional dancer. She completed training in the
  • Feldenkrais® Method of Somatic Education™ in Paris, France in 2006
  • while she continued to work as a free lance dancer and dance teacher.
  • Wishing to further her development in manual therapy Erica returned to
  • Vancouver and completed a 5-year (part-time) program, as well as a
  • quantitative thesis. Erica graduated in 2019 from the Canadian School
  • of Osteopathy Manual Practice (Vancouver) and won the Coup de Coeur
  • Thesis Award for her research study in olfactory dysfunction (altered
  • sense of smell).
  • Erica continues to teach ballet, contemporary dance and the
  • Feldenkrais® Method locally and internationally. Locally, Erica is on
  • faculty at Harbour Dance.

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